Motion: A bet or bet.
against the spread (ATS): The end result of a bet including the factor unfold.
awful Beat: A guess that looks like a winner maximum of the sport and loses in the long run. usually by means of a near score.
Bankroll: the quantity of money available for having a bet.
Beard: A “center-guy” who places a wager for a person else. also known as “runner”.
betting Line: The point unfold, cash line, or overall that a guess need to cowl to win.
Bookmaker: a place in which a person could make a bet (additionally referred to as bookie).
greenback: A guess of $100
shopping for points: A player paying a further quantity to get hold of half a factor or extra in his favor on a factor spread recreation.
Chalk: the fave in a particular sport. opposite of underdog. Contrarian: a person who “fades the general public” or bets “in opposition to the grain”. Takes the opposite of the majority of bettors.
cowl: The act of triumphing a factor unfold wager.
Dime: A bet of $1000
Dime Line: A line where the “juice” is 10%.
dog: also called “underdog”. The team/participant now not predicted to win the game/match.
Double wager: A wager for two times the scale of 1’s regular guess.
side: The benefit a bettor has earlier than placing a wager.
Even cash: A guess that can pay out exactly the amount you bet. No “juice”.
amazing: Any guess apart from a instantly guess or parlay. occasionally called a “prop bet” .
exposure: The maximum amount of cash a sportsbook stands to lose on a sport.
favored: The group/participant expected to win a game/fit.
area: In “prop bets” the field refers to an accumulation of all of the groups or players that aren't mainly indexed.
First half wager: A bet positioned simplest on the first half of of the sport.
future bet: A wager on occasions with the intention to appear in addition within the future. along with who will win a division or a championship properly in advance.
Grand Salami: The over/under total for what number of factors/goals/runs might be scored throughout all video games in a selected league.
Handicapper: a person who research, researches, and wagers on wearing occasions.
cope with: the total amount of money wagered on a sport.
Hedge: betting contrary of a preceding wager to guarantee prevailing at least a small sum of money, or slicing losses.
Hook: A half of-point within the unfold.
In-Play: wager Bets made after a recreation started.
Juice: The bookmaker’s fee on a dropping guess. additionally called “vigorish” or “vig”.
Laying points: making a bet the favorite by using giving up points.
limit: The maximum money a sportsbook will take on a unmarried occasion.
Linemaker: the person who hooked up the making a bet strains for a sportsbook.
Longshot: A team or horse appeared to be not going to win. A big “underdog”.
middle: whilst you bet on each aspects of a sport and have an possibility to win each bets.
Moneyline: A bet made if a crew will win or lose outright with out a point unfold.
flow the road: A participant can pay a further charge to get hold of half a point or greater in his favor on a factor spread recreation.
Nickel: A guess of $500.
Odds: The likelihood of the final results going on.
Outlaw Line: The earliest line in sports betting. An overnight line.
Over/under: also referred to as the overall. This refers to the whole quantities of factors/dreams/runs so that it will be scored in a game.
Parlay: A wager with or more groups in which all teams ought to win or cover for the bettor to win and get hold of a better payout.
pick out’em: whilst neither group is favored. The spread is a line of 0.
factor unfold: The anticipated scoring differential between two warring parties set by means of a sportsbook.
Press: To bet a larger quantity than common.
Prop wager: A wager on something apart from the final results of a recreation. which include passing yards, or factors scored by an individual participant.
Public having a bet %: the percentage of public bettors on a selected bet. Used to “fade the general public”.
Puckline: A time period for the “unfold” in a hockey game. almost always 1.five.
doggy: Slang term for “underdog”.
Push: when neither team covers the spread, no person wins the guess and all bets are refunded.
reverse-Line: motion making a bet line movement that contradicts the public having a bet chances. This suggests that “sharp” money is taking the alternative of the public.
ROI “go back On funding”: A performance degree used to assess the efficiency of a wager.
spherical Robin: a sequence of three or extra groups in 2-crew parlays.
Runline: identical as the “puckline” in hockey, the “runline” refers to baseball. almost always 1.5 as nicely.
Runner: someone who locations bets for any other man or woman. additionally known as “beard”.
Scouts: people who watch for what they recollect an strangely robust guess.
Sharp: A professional sports bettor.
facets: The names of the 2 teams gambling. The underdog and the favourite. square: A newbie sports bettor. contrary of a “sharp”.
Steam flow: while a line starts to transport swiftly. commonly do to heavy betting on one facet.
Taking the factors: making a bet an underdog in opposition to the spread.
Taking the fee: betting the underdog and accepting money odds.
Teaser: A type of parlay in which you modify the factor spread or total of every character play. consequences in lower repay.
price tag: A sports guess.
total: The mixed quantity of runs, points or dreams scored by both teams during a sport.
Tout: a person who sells their alternatives or their sports activities making a bet information to others.
units: A popular financial dimension of the way plenty you generally wager.
Vigorish: The bookmaker’s fee on a dropping bet. additionally referred to as “vig” or “juice”.
wager: A guess positioned at a sportsbook.
Wiseguy: A well-knowledgeable handicapper.